Time and Again, by Deborah Jean Lucas

The Prescot Festival is pleased to announce that Deborah Jean Lucas is the winner of the 2017 Prescot Festival Short Story Competition. Her story is below, and it will also be published in the August 2017 Prescot Parish Magazine. She also receives a cheque for £100. Time and Again I was given as a wedding…

Press release: Prescot Festival prepares for grand finale

Almost 500 people came through the oak doors of Prescot’s Jacobean parish church for the opening weekend of the town’s annual festival. Lancashire’s number-one ranking brass band, Leyland Band, initiated the proceedings on Friday night, receiving a standing ovation after their encore of Strauss’s Radetzky March. On Saturday, a magnificent performance by the Prescot Festival…

Press Release: Festival Season Arrives in Prescot

A month of culture and entertainment is on offer in the historic market town of Prescot this June. The Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts runs from Friday 16 to Sunday 25 June, but a packed month of cultural events kicks off on Saturday 3 June with the town’s Elizabethan Fayre. Celebrating Prescot’s historical…

Press Release: Army Band Lined up for Prescot Festival Finale

One of the nation’s top military bands will appear at this year’s Prescot Festival. Organisers of the arts and music festival, now in its 13th year, have secured the Band of the Yorkshire Regiment as its musical guest for its Proms-style finale. Audience members are encouraged to wave flags and sing along to a selection…